Crataegus Crimson Cloud
A cloud of striking bright red flowers, with white centres, in late spring, are followed by round red fruit. Simple mid green foliage falls in autumn and it has a rounded, gently arching growth habit. This tree will attract bees and birds, and provide shelter for birds and other wildlife once mature.
Month Available: October
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Red
Suitable For Wildlife: Birds
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Berries
Plant Type: Ornamental Tree
Main Attribute: Small Garden, Spring Blossom.
Height / Spread: 8m x 8m (27ft x 27ft)
Always plant your tree with a stake. The stake must be knocked into the ground on the windward side of the tree and secured to the tree.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids
Plant Care: Prune lightly to restrict growth /remove unwanted branches, heavy prune in late autumn.
Care and Time: Medium - autumn
Benefits: Trees make you feel good and attract wildlife and birds to the garden . One mature tree produces enough oxygen for forty people . Trees sponge up carbon dioxide and air pollutants. Twenty trees offset the pollution of one car driven sixty miles. Trees provide privacy and reduce noise. A well chosen and postitioned tree can increase the value of your property
History: The common name for the genus Crataegus is Hawthorn, which covers a variety of ornamental trees and hedging.
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